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Associate Director, Supply Chain

Gilead Sciences
Cork, Country: Ireland
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Job Description

This position will play an important role in developing and realizing the Supply Chain capabilities roadmap at Gilead. The position will ensure process and system user requirements are properly defined and met, and tasks are accomplished on-time, on-quality, with attention to detail and scalability. In addition, this position will be responsible for ensuring the process and system solutions delivered actually adds value to the business and will manage all satisfaction, utilization, and ROI calculations of the solutions.

  • Support the business on standardisation of E2E supply chain processes, with a focus on cross functional integration & supporting technology
    • Forecasting, Planning, S&OP and IBP
    • Master Data & analytics
    • Network & site capacities
    • Inventory management
    • Quality planning
    • Sales, Warehousing & Distribution
    • Procurement & CMO management
  • Project management of future state processes & implementation activities: ability to organise, define objectives and scope, identify tasks and milestones, build project schedules, identify resource needs, track project execution, & manage risks
  • Identify areas of improvement with a focus on business process and systems and translate these opportunities into deliverable solutions
  • Lead the gathering, documentation, and management of system & process requirements
  • Manage all satisfaction, utilization, and ROI calculations of the solutions delivered
  • Use informal management skill to work with cross-functional groups and contractors to ensure successful and timely deliverables
  • Strategy, roadmap management & process mapping to support future state supply chain models and strategic decisions
  • Manage the Business Process Management Community
  • Create business cases for identified process improvements and solutions
  • Lean facilitator / Lean approach to identify cross-functional value creation of supply chain processes and improvement opportunities
  • Build processes and structures on how to utilise supply chain data analytics & KPI measurements to drive root cause analysis, solve problems and identify improvement opportunities
  • Training structures to support supply chain capabilities & build competency roadmaps
  • Focus on the technical platforms supporting supply chain, single source of data, integrated applications and integrated business processes


  • BS/BA in related discipline, (MA preferred) • Lean/Six Sigma Black-Belt active certification • APICS CPIM and CSCP active certification


  • Extensive experience in project/portfolio management role and Supply Chain Planning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication including strong presentation and group speaking skills
  • Competent organizational skills and project management skills
  • Ability to be able to work as part of a team as well as individually, work with limited direction and be a self-starter and have a desire to learn new business operations
  • Strategic mindset and must have an understanding of technologies that support supply chain
  • Experience and command of coordinating contract staff

SCOPE:This position will have a significant role in the success of Global Supply Chain by developing capabilities and managing productivity enhancements.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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Company: Gilead Sciences
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